Florence Mahoney



Age: 103


Summary: health care advocate known for her relentless persistence that was the driving force behind the establishment of the National Institute of Health and National Institute on Aging, and who played a key role in the creation of the Medicare program in 1965.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: April 20, 1899


Died: November 29, 2002


Location: Washington, D.C.